A close look at the dwarf galaxy IC 1613

This video sequence takes a close look at a new image, captured with the OmegaCAM camera on ESO’s VLT Survey Telescope in Chile, showing an unusually clean small galaxy. IC 1613 contains very little cosmic dust, allowing astronomers to explore its contents with great clarity.

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ESO. Music: Johan B. Monell (www.johanmonell.com)  Acknowledgement: VST/Omegacam Local Group Survey

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Auðkenni:eso1603b
Útgáfudagur:Jan 27, 2016, 12:00 CET
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1603
Tímalengd:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Nafn:IC 1613
Flokkur:Galaxies

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